Conference themes

  • Individual therapies
  • Group therapies
  • Arts and arts therapies
  • Innovative approaches (eg. Open Dialogue, Early Intervention, Supporting staff)
  • Family and network therapies
  • Themes in therapeutic approaches (eg. Therapeutic relationships, therapeutic environments, peer support, spirituality, therapy in times of austerity)
  • Working for change (e.g. Influencing politicians, funders, managers, professionals and public opinion, using social media, change in ISPS)
  • Overarching themes and conceptual issues (eg. Culture and ethnicity, the language of madness, experts by experience, power, society’s influence on mental health, research approaches)